Archive for December, 2011

Muscles of hard palate and their function

Muscles of hard palate and their function Levator palati: elevates the palate. Tensor palati: tenses the palate. These two muscles move the soft palate so that it moves towards the back wall of the oropharynx where it meets a part of the superior constrictor which contracts strongly to form a ridgeathe ridge of Passavant. The […]

December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments More

What is the importance of percussion sensitivity in endodontic diagnosis?

What is the importance of percussion sensitivity in endodontic diagnosis? Percussion sensitivity is a valuable diagnostic tool. Once the infection or inflammatory process has extended through the apical foremen into the periodontal  ligament (PDL) space and apical tissues, pain is localizable with a percussion test. The PDL space is richly innervated by proprioceptive fibers, which […]

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What is the proper role of the pulp tester in clinical diagnosis ?

What is the proper role of the pulp tester in clinical diagnosis? The pulp tester excites the nervous system of the pulp through electrical stimulation. However , the pulp tester suggests only whether the tooth is vital or the crucial factor is the vascularity of the tooth. The pulp test alone is not sufficient to […]

December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More

CROWN FRACTURES : Biologic Consequences & Treatment

CROWN FRACTURES : Biologic Consequences & Treatment CROWN FRACTURES As mentioned previously, the primary aim from an endodontic point of view is to maintain vitality after these types of accidents. Crown infraction (“incomplete fracture or crack of enamel without loss of tooth structure) and uncomplicated crown fracture (“fracture of the enamel only or enamel and […]

December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Dentistry & South Asian Dental Congress 2012

Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Dentistry & South Asian Dental Congress 2012 South Asian Dental Congress, International Dental Trade Fair and Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Dentistry is going to be held on 5, 6 and 7th January, 2012, Organized by Bangladesh Academy of Dentistry International. Bangladesh Academy of Dentistry International will be celebrating the Golden Jubilee […]

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Retention component of removable orthodontic appliance

Retention component of removable orthodontic appliance The retention component maintains the appliance in the mouth, and it is generally advisable to have the clasps located to optimise retention. The following components are commonly used. Adams’ clasp Fixation is achieved by the arrowheads, which engage about 1 mm of the mesial and distal undercuts on the […]

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Active components of removable orthodontic appliance

Active components of removable orthodontic appliance Springs The force (F) delivered by a spring is expressed by the formula F adr4//3, where d is the deflection of the spring, r is the radius of the wire and / is the length of the spring. Radius and wire length, therefore, have most effect on wire stiffness. […]

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Indications for removable appliance therapy

Indications for removable appliance therapy The role of removable appliances in the contemporary management of malocclusion is much more restrictive than it has been in the past principally because of the more widespread use of fixed appliances and a greater awareness of the limitations of removable appliances. Removable appliances are best used in the following […]

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Important points that should be remembered in relation to appliance design

Designing a removable appliance Some important points should be remembered in relation to appliance design: • always design the appliance with the patient in the dental chair; this helps to avoid design errors • keep the design as simple as possible: aim to carry out a few tooth movements with each appliance • use the […]

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Signs ( orthodontic ) of macroglossia

Signs ( orthodontic ) of macroglossia Generalized spacing. Imprint of teeth on the lateral border of tongue. Increased salivation.

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
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